All research projects

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Our academics have many areas of expertise within the broad framework of Physics.  From the list below, you can see the research projects currently being conducted in the School of Physics at UNSW.  You can also get a sense of supervisory options if you are considering postgraduate study and research.

Our nine areas of research expertise are: 

Adam Micolich's research projects

Seeing is believing: Microscopy-capable nanoscale devices for bioelectronics applications.

Alex Hamilton's research projects

Quantum electronics, topological electronics and quantum computing.

Ben Montet's research projects

Understanding Nearby Stars and their Planets.

Caroline Foster's research projects

Help unravel galaxy transformation using the MAGPI suite of state-of-the-art galaxy simulation mock galaxy observations.

Chris Tinney's research projects

Exoplanets and Brown Dwarfs.

Clemens Ulrich's research projects

Optical Spectroscopy and Neutron Scattering.

Dane McCamey's research projects

ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science.

Dennis Stello's research projects

Sounding stars using data from NASA's Kepler and TESS missions.

Dimi Culcer's research projects

ARC Centre of Excellence in Future Low-Energy Electronics Technologies and Spontaneous spin polarisations in hole systems induced by spin-orbit coupling.

Elizabeth Angstmann’s research projects

Physics Education Research for Teachers.

Joe Wolfe's research projects

The Acoustics Group offers a range of graduate and honours projects in voice acoustics and music acoustics.

Julian Berengut's research projects

Testing the Standard Model: searching for new particles and applying many-body atomic physics calculations.

Kate Jackson's research projects

Physics Education Research for Future Students.

Maya Cassidy's research projects

Quantum Materials and Devices Lab 

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Michael Ashley's research projects

Galaxy Evolution Across Cosmic TimeAstronomy from Antarctica.

Michael Schmidt's research projects

Theoretical Particle Physics.

Michelle Simmons' research projects

ARC Centre of Excellence in Quantum Computation and Communication Technology.

Oleg Sushkov's research projects

Areas of supervision and research.

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Oleg Tretiakov's research projects

Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics.

Peter Reece's research project

Photonics and Optoelectronics Laboratory.

Paul Curmi's research projects

Proteins are nature's nanomachines.

Rajib Rahman's research projects

Computational Condensed Matter Physics.

Richard Morris' research projects

Theoretical approaches to living systems.

Sarah Brough's research projects

How do galaxies change with time?

Sarah Martell's research projects

Galactic archaeology with large data sets.

Steven Sherwood's research projects

Earth's atmosphere and climate.

Susan Coppersmith's research projects

Theoretical Quantum Computing.

Sven Rogge's research projects

Quantum computation in silicon.

Victor Flambaum's research projects

Diverse range of projects within theoretical physics.

Yvonne Wong's research projects

Theoretical cosmology and astroparticle physics.